Louis of Nassau

1538 - 1574

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Louis of Nassau (Dutch: Lodewijk van Nassau, January 10, 1538 – April 14, 1574) was the third son of William, Count of Nassau and Juliana of Stolberg, and the younger brother of Prince William of Orange Nassau. Louis was a key figure in the revolt of the Netherlands against Spain and a strongly convinced Calvinist, unlike his brother William, whom he helped in various ways, including by arranging the marriage between him and his second wife Anna of Saxony. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis of Nassau has received more than 42,971 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Louis of Nassau is the 7,705th most popular politician (down from 6,893rd in 2019), the 2,216th most popular biography from Germany (down from 648th in 2019) and the 644th most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Louis of Nassau ranks 7,705 out of 15,710Before her are Alcetas I of Epirus, Obelerio degli Antenori, Neferkare Pepiseneb, Joseph Estrada, Sidney Sonnino, and Decimus Junius Brutus Callaicus. After her are Willy Claes, Vlastimir, Baldomero Espartero, Zu Ding, Rajaram I, and Kamehameha III.

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Among people born in 1538, Louis of Nassau ranks 7Before her are Charles Borromeo, Christopher Clavius, Caesar Baronius, Guglielmo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Maeda Toshiie, and Giovanni Battista Guarini. After her are Turibius of Mogrovejo, Hōjō Ujimasa, Infanta Maria of Guimarães, and Ashikaga Yoshihide. Among people deceased in 1574, Louis of Nassau ranks 13Before her are Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, Ebussuud Efendi, Maarten van Heemskerck, Georg Joachim Rheticus, Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine, and Guru Amar Das. After her are Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and Damião de Góis.

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Among people born in Germany, Louis of Nassau ranks 2,216 out of 5,289Before her are Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (1789), George Müller (1805), Gottfried Silbermann (1683), Walter Heitz (1878), Ferdinand von Bredow (1884), and Eugen Ritter von Schobert (1883). After her are Heinrich Barkhausen (1881), Rolf Stommelen (1943), Princess Helena Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1888), Christoph Schneider (1966), Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau (1837), and Jan Assmann (1938).

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